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Over 400 Middle and High School Students Gather for the 2019 ESOL Academic Competition

April 26, 2019

WHO:              
Over 400 English Language Learners from Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Middle and High Schools
 

WHAT:            
The 2019 English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Academic Competition
 

WHEN:            
Saturday, April 27, 2019
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.   

WHERE:          
Piper High School
8000 Northwest 44th Street
Sunrise, FL 33351 

WHY:              
The ESOL Academic Competition highlights student talent and proficiency in the English language; develops students’ creativity and demonstrates organizational, research and problem-solving skills; and provides a better understanding of the curriculum and the cultures of people throughout the United States and the world. The theme of this year’s competition is “Navigating the Path to Biliteracy.” 

 During the ESOL Academic Competition, students participate in a variety of events, such as impromptu speaking, declamation (rhetorical speech), original oratory, talent, art, writing, skits, digital media and much more. Middle school students will also showcase their abilities through a spelling bee. For more information, contact Vicky Saldala, Director Bilingual, ESOL, at 954-552-6474.

 

MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT. 

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ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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